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.s. army. for that was the day george s. patton was born in san gabriel california. patton attended west point and served as an officer in the army's brand new tank corps during world war i. by sheer chance the armistice that ended the war in 1918 was declared on his 33rd birthday, november 11, the date we now mark as veterans day. by world war ii george patton was a general credited with decisive u.s. victories in north africa, france, and germany. along the way he attracted public attention with his very personal and sometimes controversial style of leadership. portrayed by george c. scott in the 1974 film "patton." from the rousing way he addressed his troops... >> all real americans love the sting of battle. >> osgood: ... to the widely reported incident in 1943 when he slapped a soldier hospitalized with combat fatigue. >> you're just a god-damned coward. i don't want a young bastard sitting here crying in front of these men wounded in battle. >> reporter: patton lived down the notoriety of that outburst to become a national hero by war's end. during a brief return visit to america
wrote some tasty jams. >> reporter: jack black grew up in california where his parents were both scientists, aerospace engineers to be exact. were you good at math and science? >> not so much. i don't know what happened because both my parents were... my parents-es were real good at math learning. but i didn't inherit that. >> reporter: his music gene was accompanied by a video game gene. in fact that's what led to his first paying gig. a tv commercial for the game pit ball harry. >> just last night i was lost in jungle with pit ball harry. >> reporter: do you remember your line? >> just last night i was lost in the jungle with pit ball harry. >> reporter: wow. you do remember it. >> you always remember your first gig. >> reporter: he got noticed early on in the film bob roberts. but it didn't lead to anything big. so once again, he turned to music. and he started writing songs with his friend kyle gas for their band called tenacious. >> the first one that we wrote was about a painful break-up i had with a girl in college. >> reporter: it wasn't funny. no. i think it went like th
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